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Cigarette Smoking Has Increased In Nevada County

The latest smoking rates are out for counties around California, and for Nevada County, they are disappointing. County Tobacco Prevention Coordinator Shannon Glaz says the number of smokers has increased…

Listen to Shannon Glaz 1

Glaz says that 15 percent number is about on par with rural counties, which tend to have higher rates than urban areas. The latest numbers are not exactly new, however, and while the cause of the increase is not known, Glaz has a theory…

Listen to Shannon Glaz 2

Glaz says Lake County has the highest rate. Neighboring Yuba County also has a high rate, at 22 percent.

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